Trading in London blue chips begins after long delayBusiness | 16 Aug 2019 7:45 pm
The London Stock Exchange says in statement it experienced a technical software issue this morning that affected trading in certain securities, including FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks.
"Following resolution of the issue regular trading in all securities commenced at 9:40 am,'' the bourse said.
Trading in companies on the exchange’s FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 indexes was due to open at 8:00 a.m. It re-opened an hour and 40 minutes late.